Easy Peruvian Shrimp Recipe

Easy Peruvian Shrimp Recipe

How To Make Easy Peruvian Shrimp

South American dishes are distinguished for their spice-infused dishes. It always has a nice kick to each bite. Taste for yourself with our shrimp recipe.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • ½cupdry white wine
  • 2tbsplime juicefreshly-squeezed
  • 1tbspground cumin
  • 1tbspsmoked paprika
  • 1tspkosher salt
  • ½tspfreshly-ground black pepper
  • tbspolive oil
  • 1lbshrimppeeled and deveined, with tails off
  • 4clovesgarlicpeeled and minced
  • fresh cilantro leaveschopped, to garnish


  1. In a small mixing bowl, add the white wine (or chicken or veggie stock), lime juice, cumin, paprika, salt, and black pepper, and whisk together until combined. Set aside.

  2. In a large sauté pan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat.

  3. Add shrimp and garlic, and sauté for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the shrimp are cooked through and pink. Transfer the shrimp and garlic to a separate plate, and set aside.

  4. Return the sauté pan to the stove over medium-high heat.

  5. Add in the white wine sauce, and cook for 1 minute, stirring occasionally. Carefully add in the shrimp, and stir until they are evenly coated with the sauce.

  6. Remove from the heat and serve immediately, garnished with fresh cilantro.


  • Calories: 167.47kcal
  • Fat: 6.80g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.06g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.15g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.06g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.31g
  • Fiber: 0.98g
  • Sugar: 0.67g
  • Protein: 16.26g
  • Cholesterol: 142.88mg
  • Sodium: 648.57mg
  • Calcium: 91.00mg
  • Potassium: 249.01mg
  • Iron: 1.82mg
  • Vitamin A: 109.82µg
  • Vitamin C: 3.82mg
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